Join Rachel for one of our Patrick’s Patch workshops
Rachel’s workshops start indoors with a coffee and gardening-talk in our comfortable outbuilding in Patrick’s Patch.
Rachel will share useful background gardening knowledge and plenty of tips from Patrick’s Patch. Then there will be hands-on practical sessions out in the garden to make sure you’re equipped with the skills you need for successful gardening. All workshops are suited to beginner or intermediate gardeners.
It is essential to pre-book as there is a maximum of 10 adults.
The cost is £15 per person, which includes tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival and a 15% off voucher to have lunch in Steff’s Kitchen. The workshops start at 10.30am and finish at 12.30pm.
|Saturday 23rd March||Growing flowers for cutting||Everyone loves the idea of producing their own cut flowers. Rachel will lead you through what to grow, where to plant and how to sow. Tips to ensure you get masses of blooms all summer and into autumn.|
|Saturday 6th April||Vegetable Know-how||Simple, tried and tested tips to successful vegetable growing – know and improve your soil, using raised beds, planning what to grow and seed sowing. Sow your own modular tray of mixed vegetables to kick start your veg-growing year.|
|Saturday 4th May||Success with salad||Learn how Patrick’s Patch supplies Steff’s Kitchen with year-round flavoursome salads. Find out what to sow in each season and what herbs and edible flowers you can add to your salad bowl.|
|Saturday 20th July||Sowing for autumn and winter veg||Learn what to sow in the summer months in order to enjoy autumn, winter and early spring crops. Rachel will share how she provides Steff’s kitchen with delicious and healthy salad leaves in the winter months.|
|Saturday 3rd August||Apple and pear pruning with martin and Rachel||Learn the principles of pruning fruit trees. Put theory into practice with hands-on experience pruning trained apples and pears.|
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